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25 August 2009

August 2009 blog entries

Tuesday, 25 August 2009
Beranbaum's bagels from "The Bread Bible"
summary: recipe for bagels based on Rose Levy Beranbaum's "Bread Bible" bagels;

Sunday, 23 August 2009
bagel making and Rose Levy Beranbaum's instructions
summary: review of "Levy's Bagels", pp 152-161 in "The Bread Bible" by Rose Levy Beranbaum; rambling on about nothing much of anything;

Thursday, 20 August 2009
Ah!! peach lassi at last!
summary: peach lassis; when will we get tree ripened fruit in Toronto? Warning: some portions of this post contain incoherent foaming at the mouth

Wednesday, 19 August 2009
cold comfort
summary: how to beat the heat: make lassis; another less successful method; how do we get rid of all these fruit flies?!!

Tuesday, 18 August 2009
a fabulous mole - what? no chocolate??
summary: recipe for pecan cashew mole; wonders of dried shrimps;

Friday, 14 August 2009
Fried Mandolined Potatoes
summary: hash browns, latkes and/or potato pancakes recipe; Benriner mandolin guard;

Wednesday, 12 August 2009
mmmm... plum pie
summary: recipe for plum pie (includes pastry made with lard); great cafe latte; Saveur magazine bonuses

Saturday, 8 August 2009
I ♥ Cauliflower
summary: three ways to cook cauliflower: au gratin, steamed with grated cheddar, Greek Stifado; recipe for cauliflower stifado-ish; charcoal-grilling chicken takes a LONG time;

Tuesday, 4 August 2009
Guavas? Here?!
summary: in search of apricots; buying guavas and plums instead; does all fruit have to be picked green and ripened off the tree?!